‘The Taker’ was penned back in 1970 by the legendary Kris Kristofferson with the help of Shel Silverstein. Since it’s release , it has been recorded by many of Nashville’s greatest musicians including Waylon Jennings and Marty Robbins. Continue reading
Massachusetts-born, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Sean McConnell, who has appeared in the UK no less than three times during 2019 – opening shows with Ashley Monroe, a performance at The Long Road festival and a recent run of dates with Ashley McBryde – is getting ready to cross the pond next month.
Some brand new music hits all media outlets today from Logan Mize. The single ‘I Ain’t Gotta Grow Up’ is the forth single from the Kansas native who it set to play a whole host of European dates kicking off tonight in Belfast and tomorrow in Omagh!
Fri 18th Oct – Belfast, NI – The Black Box Sat 19th Oct – Omagh, NI – The Blind Cobbler Mon 21st Oct – Glasgow, UK – Oran Mor Tue 22nd Oct – Milton Keynes, UK – Craufurd Arms Wed 23rd Oct – Manchester, UK – Night & Day Cafe Thu 24th Oct – London, UK – Bush Hall (Country Music Week)
ABOUT LOGAN MIZE: Logan Mize is an accomplished singer/songwriter from Clearwater, Kansas, who has deep musical roots to his family tree. His great uncle was Billy Mize, largely known for crafting and evolving the legendary Bakersfield sound, which included musical pioneers Merle Haggard and Buck Owens. In2010, several years after moving to Nashville, Logan signed a publishing/record deal with Big Yellow Dog Music and a booking deal with a major agency. He spent the next seven years playing seemingly every venue in every town across the U.S. and winning over fans every stop along the way. In2016, Mize made waves when he booked a solo acoustic tour via social media and travelled more than 20 thousand miles in less than two months in a1989Chevy station wagon named “Glenn” running his own sound and lighting performing 2-3 hour acoustic shows for fans across the country.
Logan released his‘Come Back Road’album in2017which debuted Top 20 on the Billboard Country Album Sales Chart and #2 on the iTunes Country chart. The album features the highly successful first single “Ain’t Always Pretty” which gained major buzz from early support on the Bobby Bones Show and has over 35M+ streams to date on Spotify alone. Current single, “Better Off Gone” (nearly 60M+ streams across all platforms) has been featured on all the major country playlists on both Spotify (Hot Country, New Boots, Wild Country) and Apple Music (The A-List: Country, Breaking Country, Cool Country). Logan Mize has shared the stage with Lady Antebellum, Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Cam, Billy Currington, and Blake Shelton, among others; and this winter embarked on his twenty-city US headlining Better Off Gone Tour presented by Big Yellow Dog Music.
The guys at FBHQ have taken their show on the road to give you guys a preview of what’s in store at the SSE next month! The 2019 Farmers Bash Roadshow will take place this Saturday 21st September in the Tower Centre, Ballymena from 1pm.
A farming Finnish band, with nearly 100 million views on YouTube, are set to make history as the first band of its kind to play at the Farmer’s Bash in the SSE Arena, Belfast, which takes place on Friday 11th October.
Joe Nichols has announced the release of brand new acoustic versions of two of his hit songs – ‘Yeah’ and ‘Sunny And 75’ – both out this Friday (2nd Aug), the first new music since the ‘Never Gets Old’ album and the ‘Never Gets Old: Traditional Country Series’ covers collection. Fans tuned into the Chris Country Radio breakfast show this morning to hear the premiere of ‘Sunny And 75’, and ‘Yeah’ will get a world exclusive first play on the BBC Radio 2 Country Show this Thursday (1st Aug) from 9pm.
This week sees the return of a special week of events celebrating Belfast’s special link with Nashville, a link that goes back over 20 years. That connection has evolved to include music, cultural and educational exchanges, tourism and business development in both cities.
Chase Rice has announced his much-anticipated return to the UK & Europe in January 2020 following a mainstage performance at C2C Festival earlier this year, and the two-week US country radio #1 for his Gold-certified viral hit ‘Eyes On You’ (listen here).